Ruma national park
Ruma national park is a little Kenya national park located in western Kenya close to the shores of lake Victoria, the park is about 137km from Kisumu the major town. The parks location is in the Nyanza province with the endangered Roan Antelopes as the parks most common inhabitants and most protected. The park was started in the year 1996 known as the Lambwe valley gam reserve. The reserve was later given a national park status and re- named Ruma after a renown Kenyan wizard who was much feared amongst the people of the Gor Mahia who settled around the park. The park occopues major expanses of the lambwe valley.
Besides the endangered roan antelope, ruma national park is also home to the Afrinca leopards, hippos, eastern black rhinos, lewel hartebeestsm oribis, cape buffaloes, olive baboons, bohor reedbuscks, hyenas, servalsm hone badgers, bush pigs,monkeys topis among others. The park is also home to over 400 species of birds . Ruma national park is actually very rich in wildlife giving rise to several activities.
With the several species of wildlife in park, Ruma national park makes an amazing wildlife game viewing/ watching area.
With over 400 birds species, ruma national park is by no means a bird watchers haven there by making it an awesome birders destination.
Ruma national park offers a lot of rich biodiversity and one of the most accurate ways to explore is through taking a nature walk